Chestnut Ridge High School

Chestnut Ridge High School, shown in this undated file photo, allegedly was cyber-attacked around 6:30 a.m. on March 28, 2017, state police in Bedford said in a press release on Tuesday, April 4, 2016. 

State police are investigating an alleged cyber attack against Chestnut Ridge High School in Bedford County.

At around 6:30 a.m. on March 28, a juvenile male student at the high school launched an attack against the school’s computer network from his home, state police in Bedford said in a press release. 

He was allegedly able to shut the network down for several hours.

Chestnut Ridge School District Superintendent Mark Kudlawiec said the downtime presented a “significant inconvenience” to the school’s staff.

State police continue to investigate the incident, they said. It was not disclosed whether charges have been filed.

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